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Climate Connections: Energy Edition
Presented by entrepreneurship@UBC, Foresight, and Innovation UBC, this event will foster problem-driven innovation and activate the greatest minds towards the climate challenge around energy. The session brings together solution-seekers (drawn from a wide range of industries) and solvers (academic researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs) to present real-world industry challenges to unpack and examine.

Who is it for?
This event is for members of industry, researchers and venture teams facing problems in, and finding solutions to, the energy space. Gain a 360’ perspective of your challenge/opportunity and how it relates to other industries and stakeholders creating solutions through research and venture creation. Identify potential collaborators, contacts and opportunities across industries relating to pressing energy issues.

Agenda and Format
The Climate Connections will be structured as a “reverse pitch”. Over short, 90-minute sessions, 3-4 industry experts (solution-seekers) will present real-world climate-related industry challenges.

11:00 - Welcome and Introductions
11:05 - Panel Introduction
11:10 - Panel Problem Overview
11:30 - Q&A
12:00 - Breakout Room Sessions

• Kevin Krausert, CEO & Co-founder - Avatar Innovations
• Abbas Ali Beg, Senior Engineer Growth and Initiatives - ATCO Gas
• Gary Millard, Senior Advisor - Suncor
• Justin Gregoire, Emission Reduction Engineer - ARC Resources Ltd.

Sep 21, 2021 11:00 AM in Vancouver

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